The Nigerian Security And Civil Defence Corps, Jigawa state command said it has arrested a 65-year-old Adamu Abdullahi for allegedly raping and impregnating a minor at Unguwar Gawo village, in Babura local government.
This was stated by the command’s Public Relation Officer, SC Adamu Shehu.
He said the suspect, popularly known as Jarmai was arrested, on election day at around 11:00am by the personnel of the command for allegedly rapping the 11-year-old girl.
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The victim, who happens to be a street hawker, selling onions, explained that the suspect used to buy onions from her and that in the process, he used to invite her into his house, where he raped her.
She said it happened five times and that he had been threatening her life should she tell anybody about the incident.
“He used to give me money and threatened to kill me if I refused or when ever I informed any body,” she stated.
Adamu Shehu said the suspect had already confessed to committing the offence.
He explained that Medical pregnancy test was conducted at Babura General hospital and the result showed that the girl was pregnant.
He said the suspect will soon be charged to court for prosecution after the investigation.